April’s Pink Moon rising over a smoggy/hazy Los Angeles taken by Eric Fitzgerald from Saddle Peak. The ridge in the foreground is the Overlook Trail in Topanga State Park.
Calamity Cole’s “Lighting the Way” says it all. Wishing everyone a happy Season of Light now and for the year to come.
Xmas in L.A.—A typical L.A. Xmas, where two hip, young girls decorate a Christmas palm tree dressed in what the weather calls for: a tank top, shorts, and Xmas socks. They drink…
The Woolsey firestorm ran fast and furious from the Simi Hills to Malibu Beach. The “trees” in this aerial photo taken above the burn area surrounding Kanan Road are the imprint of…
A DC-10 fire tanker that carries 11,000 gallons of hot pink PhosChek fire suppressant empties its load over Henry Ridge at the edge of Topanga. Video screengrab; original video by Liam Anderson.
“Liberty Caged” features a caged American Eagle, the symbol of our nation squeezed into an undersized cage. A key lays nearby with the word, “Vote”. Illustration by Calamity Cole.
Halloween issue. Cover by Urs Baur.
Our sleepy witch is being brought out of her deep sleep of summer by her “ghosty cats”. Another treasure from Calamity Cole.
“Lady Equinox Dressing Up” for tomorrow’s Fall Equinox. Illustration by Calamity Cole.
In honor of our indefatigable Topanga Trash Warriors we asked Calamity Cole to illustrate what they face in their weekly trials. Illustration by Calamity Cole.